A Special Reunion

Occasionally, we’re asked why Notre Dame doesn’t celebrate Homecoming. The answer, of course, is simple. Every Notre Dame home game is a homecoming, a reunion for ten of thousands of Fighting Irish fans and alums from all over the country. Away games and the Shamrock Series are also opportunities for members of the Notre Dame   Read Full Post

The First Great Centennial In ND Football History

In the fall of 1909, upstart Notre Dame went to Ann Arbor to take on Fielding Yost’s mighty Michigan. As Notre Dame prepares to travel to Ann Arbor for Saturday’s battle with Michigan that could set the tone for the 2009 season, it’s time to remember the first great centennial in Notre Dame football history.   Read Full Post

At What Moment Did ND Football ‘Arrive’?

There’s a lot of talk these days about Notre Dame’s role and identity as the nation’s most prominent Catholic university. But long before Presidential appearances, national institutes or the notion that Notre Dame is “where the Church does its thinking,” it was ND football that brought this small, sometimes struggling, men’s school in northern Indiana   Read Full Post